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Former special services agent plays an intricate game of chess involving several federal agencies. Queen takes pawn.

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Special-Agent Louise Castle
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Jason Sherwood
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Nicholas Tollander
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Prof. Follenfant
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Melissa Castle
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Roman Podhora ...
Jack Marker
Nilo Picchi ...
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Mandy Schaffer ...
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Terri Hawkes ...
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Storyline

An ex-Navy commando (Mark Dacscos) is framed for a bungled mission to save hostages from terrorists in which he survived being shot 7 times by an assassin (Tony Todd). Years later, he is hired to protect a weapons distributor and his wife, only to have the same assassin kill them. This sets him on a mission with the assigned FBI agent (Carrie Anne Moss) to bring the killers and conspirators to justice. Graham Greene appears as Dacasco's former commander. Written by John Sacksteder <Jsack@ka.net>

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The Dark Heart Of The Black Ops Beats To A Secret Agenda.

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Rated R for strong violence and some language | See all certifications »
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31 January 1997 (South Africa)  »

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Dark Assassin  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Carrie-Anne Moss and John Neville also starred in the pilot episode of F/X: The Series (1996). See more »

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20 June 2003 | by (London,England) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure how anyone could give this 10 out of 10. There is a good film somewhere in there but it never seems to come out. Everything is average. The main actors have done much better work elsewhere. One looked forward to Mark Dacascos, Carrie-Ann Moss and Tony Todd in the same film, going head to head, so a disappointment then. The ending was good however.

It is always good however to see John Neville in a film. He never made nearly enough films. His Sherlock Holmes in 'A Study in Terror' and his Baron Munchausen in the Terry Gilliam film, made years apart, are good indicators of his potential as a great film actor. Theatre gained and movies lost his abilities along the way.

The title of the film seemed plucked out of a hat. I could not work out why it was called 'Sabotage'. Any suggestions?


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